The Blast: Abbott says water parks can open Friday, Pelosi to attend Texas Dems virtual convention, the latest TX-04 developmentsWEST RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL AFTER MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTAllen West, the former Florida congressman running for Texas GOP chair, was released from the hospital Monday after being injured in a motorcycle accident over the weekend, according to his campaign. After leaving the hospital Monday afternoon, West released a video that showed scars on his face, his right arm in a sling and both hands in bandages. State and national GOP figures sent well-wishes to West after the accident. Greg Abbott and President Donald Trump, who tweeted Sunday, “Allen, get well soon!”West moved to Texas several years ago and has remained politically active here. He is challenging state GOP Chairman James Dickey at the party’s convention in July in Houston.